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Brussels sprout vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Brussels sprout and Pimiento

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin K, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Vitamin B5, while Pimiento has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 141% higher.
  • Pimiento contains 31 times less Vitamin B5 than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 0.309mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento contains 0.01mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Brussels sprouts, raw and Pimento, canned.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.9%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains more Zinc +121.1%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains less Sodium -44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.9%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains more Zinc +121.1%
Contains more Copper +42.9%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains less Sodium -44%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin E +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +717.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2990%
Contains more Folate +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2032.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +252.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 84.9
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin E +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +717.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2990%
Contains more Folate +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2032.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +252.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 84.9
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Brussels sprout Pimiento
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 3.2g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 1.1g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 8.95g 5.1g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 23kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 2.71g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 1.9g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 6mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 23mg 6mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 17mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 158mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.42mg 0.19mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.049mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.69mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 84.9mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.017mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.06mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.615mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.01mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.215mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 6µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 8.3µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.014mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.04mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.036mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.058mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.049mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.013mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.034mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.046mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.022mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.02g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.161g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Pimiento
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
81
Brussels sprout
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
14
Pimiento

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.51g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients
  2. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.